The tantalyzingly named "Secular Products" asked readers of the January, 1960 issue of Inside Story
: "Do you want power?"
Power to make you victorious in all you undertake? Power to make people admire you? Power to earn money? Power to gain popularity-love? Power to make anyone follow you? I will send you information which is the result of scientific research. This information and directions will help you become more masterful and exert greater influence. You will be able to break prevailing misconceptions. IF YOU ARE NOT DELIGHTED, YOUR MONEY IMMEDIATELY REFUNDED. Just send your name and address. Pay on delivery $2.00 plus postage or send $2.00 cash or money order and I will pay postage.
DO YOU WANT POWER? (Jan, 1960)
“We ask strangers on the street which celebrities they’ve been told they look like.” Another fun piece from our friend and collaborator Joe Sabia, for Vanity Fair.
Smash TV’s Megaplex feels like your entire 1980s life flashing before your eyes. Note: some of the 80+ films include 80s nudity.
Vanity Fair breaks down the individual incomes of people who work on a major Hollywood blockbuster. Assuming a budget of $200m, the breakdown is approximate but based upon average union rates and published figures. [YouTube]
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